Race to the Bottom

Posted on March 23, 2012

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One intrinsic problem with our competitive profit driven system:  It is a “race to the bottom”.

The question that must be asked by the Capitalist is, “how hard can I drive my workers?”, “How much of their life force can I squeeze out of them?”… For the maximum output of labor power.

It’s not always that the people in management are personally miserly, penny pinching or tight fisted it is just because:

This is what the System Demands

Because if Company A doesn’t treat their workers like shit, then Company B will.  Case in point.. check out the conditions of workers in the largest online retailers in this info graphic th.

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Also for reference:
http://ukiahcommunityblog.wordpress.com/2011/12/13/welcome-to-amazons-american-sweatshops/

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